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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJLE 1333 - Traffic Law & Investigation (crij 1322)

CIP Code: 43.0107
Credit(s): 3
Instruction in the basic principles of traffic control traffic law enforcement court procedures and traffic law. Emphasis on the need for a professional approach in dealing with traffic law violators and the police role in accident investigation and traffic supervision. The student will identify background and underlying principles of the traffic law enforcement effort; describe the legal requirements which govern and control the making and enforcement of criminal laws and traffic laws in particular; explain the procedures to maximize the individual officer’s personal safety during a stop particularly in a criminal situation; explain the factors which influence the officer and violator during their face to face contact; explain the importance of meeting the objectives of a traffic program i.e. reduction of traffic fatilities and prosecution of traffic offenses; and identify the various enforcement activities that lead to achieving an effective traffic program. 1,2,3,4,5

Faculty Consent: N